South Africa | KZN | Port Edward

Incident Details:

year: 1958
location: Port Edward
area: KZN
country: South Africa
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: Nicholaas Badenhorst
gender: M
age: 29
injury: fatal arm severed above elbow abdomen & leg bitten
time: 13h30
species detail: 3 m [10'] shark
source: M. Levine GSAF
species: unknown shark
date: 3-Apr-58
activity: Swimming with goggles

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1958 on the date reported as 3-Apr-58 - Nicholaas Badenhorst , a male aged 29 was Swimming with goggles near Port Edward. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Nicholaas Badenhorst . The attack was fatal